Rookie Riders is curriculum-based, filled with engaging activities that are fundamental to success in horseback riding. It includes basic  gymnastics on mats, fundamental skills learned on Radish, our “barrel horse” and concludes with an introduction to riding. It is a core skill-building program that benefits all disciplines.

More about Rookie Riders

 

  • Safe and fun Introduction to riding skills, horses and horsemanship – Riding and Gymnastic activities focus on developing the skills used in equestrian sport
  • Group and individual activities
  • Introduce OR reinforce movement skills within the FUNdamental stage of long term equestrian and athlete development.
  • Flexible curriculum delivery
  • Provides physical, mental, and emotional engagement
  • Designed to be delivered to a large group of children
  • Easily customizable to meet the needs of your group

 

Participants Learn

 

Fundamental Movement Skills

Develop Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) necessary for riding by engaging students physically, mentally, and emotionally in individual and group activities

Horsemanship

Learn about horses and how to safely interact with them

 

Fundamental Sport Skills

Learn to safely mount and dismount

Develop ability to maintain a balanced and relaxed position with proper posture while mounted

Become comfortable changing into a variety of positions and holds while mounted

 

 

                   

                 

 

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